The Woodfibre LNG Project is located approximately 7 km west-southwest of Squamish, British Columbia. It involves constructing and operating a liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facility on the previous Woodfibre pulp mill site, which would have a storage capacity of 250,000 m3 and produce approximately 2.1 million tonnes per year of LNG.

Woodfibre Management Ltd is a privately held Canadian company based in Vancouver and a subsidiary of Pacific Energy Corporation Limited.


The Project Engineer (Intermediate) is integral to Woodfibre LNG’s dynamic team. In this engineering role, the right individual will develop the project’s long-term prospects and provide technical support for various projects and activities within the Pre-Construction Works Program, including engineering, project management, project reporting and cost/schedule/quality management. In addition, the successful candidate will report directly to the Site Construction Manager and support the company’s engineering and senior management team through the project’s construction phase.

Key Responsibilities

The Project Engineer (Intermediate) responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Ensuring safety compliance to WLNG Occupational Health and Safety programs; promoting an authentic HSE culture leading by example; and actively supporting the development of safe work plans, JHA, reporting, corrective actions, etc., as required.
  • Ensure compliance with WLNG Environmental Management Plans and contractor meets permit requirements set forth by stakeholders, environmental agencies and the District of Squamish.
  • Support QA/QC requirements and work with PMT Quality Management. 
  • Manage day-to-day activities of an engineering consultant, scope development, assigned to the contractor or as assigned by the PCW Project Manager.
  • Coordinate field queries (RFI, technical queries, etc.) and scope changes with PMT Site Management, PMT Engineering, PMT Project Controls and PMT Regulatory & Permitting.
  • Support Site Procurement/Subcontracts in developing supporting technical or construction scope documentation for bidding, technical evaluations and contract awards.
  • Review and verify contractor invoices related to scopes of work overseen.
  • As required, provide information to PMT Project Controls in Houston for contractor cost, progress reporting/forecasts, and change management.
  • Support site operations, emergency response and incident management activities as required.
  • Provide support for the remaining early works scopes of work. 

Required Experience

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Civil, Structural).
  • Minimum of 5-7 years experience in oil and gas, heavy industrial construction, engineering, and other construction-centric work.
  • Requires an understanding of LNG or Oil and Gas design and construction projects.
  • An Engineer in Training (EIT) Certificate may be required.
  • Working knowledge of CAD and other PC software packages typically associated with engineering.
  • Attend all required training courses and certifications related to ongoing and new works.
  • Specific training will be provided by WLNG as required in areas such as Confined Space, Work at Height, First Aid, Incident Command, etc. 
  • Willing to comply with a harassment-free work environment and all safety policies and procedures.
  • Good team skills and organizational skills.

Additional Requirements

  • Squamish Area resident preferred or living locally within 30 minutes-1hr’s drive is preferred.
  • A valid driver’s license and passport.
  • Must be comfortable with Marine type environment as the site is remote and travel daily is by boat only and is approximately 7km from Squamish.  
  • This role will be a combination office site-based role.
  • The position is based at our Site in Squamish, BC. There may be occasional travel to a local engineering office in the Vancouver area, the EPC contractor’s office in Houston or the Company’s Vancouver Office.
  • Experience working with large multi-disciplinary teams and contractors in a multicultural environment is an asset. 
  • Communication/interpersonal skills – interacting with front-line workers through to management and all hierarchical levels. 
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to be Innovative and vision-oriented with demonstrated ability to undertake strategic planning and implementation.Ability to work well under pressure and handle multiple tasks and changing priorities within tight time frames.
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team environment.
  • Expertise with a variety of computer programs (e.g. MS Office).
  • Motivated and willing to take ownership of tasks.
  • Energetic in pursuit of continuous improvement processes.
  • Shares knowledge readily and encourages personal development.

Application Guidelines

Please submit your application here.

Please note only qualified candidates with work authorization in Canada will be contacted.

Thank you in advance for your interest!

Woodfibre Management Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer.